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A Tribute to Butch Trucks 3/1/17: thoughts, photos, videos.

Last Weds. March 1, I paid tribute to Butch Trucks with a special band: my Big in China core supplemented by Andy Aledort (Dickey Betts), Peter Levin (Gregg Allman) and Junior Mack (Jaimoe). This show meant a lot to me. March in NYC has…

This Is It

After almost two weeks of travel, we are about to return to Maplewood, back where it all began...Lots to do in the coming weeks, beginning with enrolling the kids in school... I will get back to regular postings, which should help me etain my…

Home, We're Headed Home

...well, eventually. II am writing from Tokyo Narita Airport. We are gone from Beijing...exahusted, worn out...too tired to feel much emotion except happy that we are finished with the packing and loading out and good byes. Lots of great memorable…

Tick tock tick tock...

It has been intense and difficult. I just said good bye to Ding ayi, who was in tears. She and Anna have been so close. Really nice relationship. She has been a big part of our family.They had a big ceremony in school today, giving each of them…

MOving along...

So time ticks away. We're down to five days.The WSJ.com Chinese event on Sunday night was rally nice. I am falling further and further behind on my photos. We have been continuing to clean out the house, tidy up school affairs, etc. We went…

Growth of a Family

Just came across this pic of our new family leaving our house in Ann Arbor. Sept. 1998.

Hungover

I am hungover both literally and metaphorically. Packed up the house Tues, Weds, Thursday, barely staying one step ahead of the packers. Going away party for Becky, work, on Thursday night, leading to a wine-soaked Italian meal until the wee…

Out of the House

Well we are out of the house and back where we tarted three and a half years ago: living in a service apartment with all our belongings boxed up and out of sight. the best thing about how difficult the move is is it eliminates a lot of the emotion.…

Going Out With A Bang

Big today tomorrow, as the movers are arriving to begin packing up our house. It is all a little surreal and quite exhausting... We are ripping through our house, dividing into multiple piles: sea ship, air ship, keep, giveaway, throw out, sell...Anyhow,…